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New York from Staten Island

Engraver:
Engraved by John A. Rolph (American (born England), Essex 1799–1862)
Artist:
After Edward Williams Clay (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1799–1857 New York)
Publisher:
New York Mirror (1823–1843)
Date:
mid-19th century
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Image: 4 1/4 x 7 5/16 in. (10.8 x 18.5 cm) Plate: 6 5/16 × 9 1/2 in. (16.1 × 24.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph Verner Reed, 1964
Accession Number:
64.542.201
Not on view
A view from a hill top on Staten Island with small groups of people gathered within a fenced park looking at a telegraph pole. Farm land to the left, two large institutional buildings near the shoreline. New York Harbour in the distance replete with sailboats with Governor's Island, the southern tip of Manhattan, and New Jersey beyond.
Joseph Verner Reed Jr. (American); Donor: Joseph Verner Reed Jr. (American)
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